Otis Hughley, Jr.

Otis Hughley, Jr. (born September 25, 1964)

Current position: Head men’s basketball coach
Current team: Alabama A&M Bulldogs
Current conference: Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC)
Alabama A&M record: 27-41 (.397)
Overall record: 27-41 (.397)

Career Accomplishments:

Coaching Career (head coach, unless noted):

2022-present Alabama A&M
2018-2019 Auburn (women’s) (consultant)
2012-2016 Sacramento Kings (scout)
2011-2012 Golden State Warriors (video)
2010-2011 Sacramento Kings (asst)
2001-2002 Southern (assoc. HC)
1998-1999 Liberty (asst)
1997-1998 Wright State (asst)
1993-1997 Wallace CC-Selma

Otis Hughley, Jr. Facts

  • Otis Hughley, Jr.
  • Born September 25, 1964
  • Hometown: Atlanta, Georgia
  • Alma Mater: Lindenwood College (BA, 1987)
  • Played basketball for head coach Rick Reedy at D-II Lindenwood (now known as West Alabama)
  • Early college roles include spending time as both the men’s and women’s head coach at Wallace CC-Selma (AL)
    • Went 90-25 and won two league titles on the mens’ side and 45-21 with the women’s team
  • Spent one year each working as an assistant under Ed Schilling at Wright State and Mel Hankinson at Liberty and then spent the 2001-02 as associate head coach for the legendary Ben Jobe at Southern
  • Briefly worked in China on the coaching staff of Shandong Bulls Goldstone (2002-03)
  • Served as the head coach at LeFlore HS (AL) from 2004-10, going 185-20 overall at the helm
    • Won a 6A State Championship in 2007; coached Top 3 recruit and future NBA All-Star DeMarcus Cousins at LeFlore
  • Moved up to the NBA in 2010 to be an assistant with the Sacramento Kings, who drafted Cousins 5th overall, and head coach Paul Westphal
    • Spent one year on Mark Jackson’s staff in Golden State in the skill development and video departments
    • Returned to Sacramento in 2012 and spent the next four years as a scout for the Kings
  • Worked internationally for several years, serving as the head coach of the Chinese Taipei men’s and women’s national teams (2014-15) and later as the head coach of the Nigerian women’s national team (2017-22); appeared with the latter in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics (in 2021), finishing 11th
  • Served as a consultant to head coach Terri Williams-Flournoy for the Auburn women’s team from 2018-19
  • Hired in April 2022 to be the head coach of the Alabama A&M Bulldogs in the SWAC

Otis Hughley, Jr. Coaching Tree

  • coming soon


^ overall record includes head coaching positions at the NCAA Division I level only